FRIDAY, April 15
Evening at the Big House: The Randolph Republican Club will sponsor a dinner and tour of the Morris County Jail, John St., Morristown at 6:30 p.m. The cost ist is $45/person. For more information, contact [email protected] or call (862) 5207722.
SATURDAY, April 16
Knitters and crocheters are needed to help make helmet hats at Mount Freedom Presbyterian Church for “Operation Shoebox” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Completed hats will be sent to service men and women serving in Afghanistan. Please bring sized #7 knitting needles or size H crotchet hook and a skein of four ply worsted weight yarn in a dark color. Patterns and a light lunch will be provided. Plan to come for an hour or stay all day. Beginners are welcome and help will be offered. To reserve a spot or for more information, call (973) 927-3426 or e-mail [email protected]. Mount Freedom Church is located on the corner of Sussex Turnpike and Church Road in Randolph.
The annual spring rummage and bake sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Millbrook United Methodist Church, 246 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph. Something for everyone is offered. Come early for best selection Stay for a cup of coffee or lunch.
THURSDAY, April 21
The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a general luncheon meeting at noon at LaStrada Restaurant, located at 1105 Route 10 east in Randolph. The guest speaker will be Tim Smith of Tim Smith Consulting. He will present ideas and techniques for setting a business apart from competition. The theme will be “How to thrive in a tough economy.” Members and guests are welcome to attend. No advance reservations are necessary. The cost for members is $20 and $24 for non-members. For more information, call (973) 361-3462.
SATURDAY, May 21
JT McQ’s Sports Bar, located at 540 Route 10 West, Randolph, will host its fourth annual “St. Baldricks” at noon. The event centers on volunteers who raise money by having their heads shaved in solidarity with children who lose their hair due to cancer treatment. There will be fun activities for the whole family including a dunk tank, face painting, live bands, magician, DJ, silent auction, and sports memorabilia. For more information, or to volunteer, call Brian Jaffa at 201-264-1128. To volunteer or donate, please go to www.stbaldricks.org/events/JTMCQ2011.
Randolph Township Municipal Alliance Committee meets at 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month at the township’s municipal building on Millbrook Avenue. The group is comprised of local community leaders, school and municipal employees, and concerned citizens who want to be involved in providing programming on education and prevention in the areas of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Residents are invited to attend meetings and become members. For more information, visit www. randolphnj.org/townhall/municipal_ alliance committee.
Special pet adoptions for the Randolph Animal Pound are offered on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pound, located at 1345 Sussex Turnpike, Randolph. The pound is closed Sunday. Call (973) 989-7090 for more information. Cats, kittens, bunnies and dogs are offered.
Randolph Senior Citizen Club is open to all Randolph residents 60 and older. The club meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Randolph Community Center on Calais Road next to library. Premises open at 11 a.m. with the meeting and program starting at 11:30. Coffee and cake are served. Bingo is played on the first and fourth Wednesdays of the month. For transportation, call (973) 989-7084. For more club information, call (973) 584-4007.
Randolph Woman’s Club provides service and promotes social and educational culture among members and the community. The club also supports local and national charities through fund-raising efforts. It meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month September to June at the Senior Community Center, Calais Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call (973) 584-4007.
The Canfield Avenue municipal mulch site is open from 9 a.m. to noon. Residents may deposit leaves and brush not larger than four feet long and two inches thick.
Recyclables should be left curbside by 7 a.m. collection days. Recycling is canceled when schools are closed for inclement weather.
Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce has a Web site at www.randolphchamber.org. All members may publish links to their Web sites for $25 a year.
Brundage Park Playhouse advisory committee meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Randolph Township Senior Center on Calais Road. Anyone interested in the theater is welcome. Call (973) 989-7092.
Morris Music Men, the Morris County chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, rehearses at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 300 Shunpike Road, Chatham. For more information, call (877) 808-8697 or visit www.MorrisMusicMen.org.
A whole blood and platelet drive is held every fourth Sunday of the month at the Mine Hill Civic Center from 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Blood is for the Blood Center of New Jersey. No appointments are needed for whole blood donations. An appointment is needed for platelete donation. Call Marty Slater to make an appointment at 800-652-5663, ext. 197.
Randolph Rotary Club is seeking members. Applicants must be 28 or older. The club meets at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Randolph Diner on Route 10 at Center Grove Road. The international group focuses on community service projects. Call (973) 543-5570.
Kiwanis Club of Randolph meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Randolph Diner, corner of Route 10W and Center Grove Road.
The Club consists of men and women interested in community service. For information, contact Janine Myer, the Club President, at [email protected].